Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Carl Brown

Cochise County Sheriff's Department, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, September 26, 1983

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Carl Brown

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 26, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Brown.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 27, 2019

You are still rememberered as a kind and gentle soul, The time we sent in our EMT class at Cochise College in Sierra Vista or drinking coffee at Uncle Sams. Then we picked up our friendship when I was a student at Southern Arizona Bible College. I watched leave campus not knowing it would’ve te last time until your funeral. God bless and keep you.

Student Southern Arizona Bible college

August 31, 2018

Deputy Brown, I never met you. You made the ultimate sacrafice before I was born. I was an explorer with the CCSO for three years awhile back. I only left to join the military. Ive heard a lot of great things about you. R.I.P Deputy Brown. I only hope that when I finally get into law enforcement that I do as good a job as you did.

future CCSO Deputy
former Explorer

October 9, 2016

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 19, 2012

RIP Sir.

Boston, MA

April 6, 2012

To Deputy Jeffrey Carl Brown and his loved ones:

On this the 26th anniversary of your tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered today.

To have lost you is a great tragedy, an irreplaceable, immeasurable loss for society. We are grateful for and to you, and honor you for all you did for us day in and day out whether you received a word of thanks or praise.

Rest in Peace, Jeffrey. I am so humbled by your valor and courage.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Jeffrey gave to his community and the citizens of Arizona, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 26, 1983.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05


September 26, 2009

You were a great officer that I had the privilege to work with. Bless you Jeffrey.

Deputy Sheriff Retired
Cochise County

October 7, 2008


It's hard to believe that so many years have gone by since you left us. It was priviledge and honor to work with you, especially on those long graveyard shifts. Rest in Peace and know you are not forgotten.

Bureau Chief R. W. Rothrock
Cochise Co. (AZ) Sheriff's Office

January 4, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 14, 2007

I was also a police explorer during this time and I remember
how kind of a person you were... especially to a "kid" that
was looking to get into law enforcement. I didnt know you... but I was at the high school the day this all happened. I think you for the service.


October 19, 2007

I was a Police Explorer when this occurred and remember it like yesterday. We were all releived when we thought you had recovered, only to find out the nightmare was not yet over. I thankyou for letting me get to know you and the joking around we did at your parent's feed store. The ride-alongs were great. I've carried the things I learned from you with me and hope it made me a better officer. You made all of us around you, very proud.

Your freind, Chris

Officer J.C. Drummond
Az Dept. of Public Safety

October 1, 2007

Jeff, it was so long ago yet I will always remember you and all you taught me. I am proud to call you friend and will look for you in the next life. You were a good officer and a great man, well loved by the community. You have never been forgotten.
With love and respect ...


September 21, 2007

Rest in Peace, Deputy Sheriff Brown. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

March 14, 2007

It was an honor to know you, a priveledge to call you a friend, and your community values your ultimate sacrifice.

Director Craig Emanuel
Scottsdale Community College

April 7, 2006

your memory will never be forgotten. rest in peace, brother.

Jason Geeck

November 7, 2005

Jeff, I didnt know you howevr you gave the ultimate sacrifice for your community. Today we honored your memory and your mother.
Rest in peace

May 18, 2005

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